A ruby, marcasite and plique-a-jour enamel dragonfly brooch. The marcasite body and circular ruby cabochon eyes, with plique-a-jour enamel and marcasite wings. Length 6.7cms. Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.Areas of dark tarnishing and discolouration.Profuse significant inclusions to the rubies effecting the transition of light throughout the stones, areas if abrasion and surface reaching fractures visible to the stones.Chips and areas of abrasion visible to the marcasite.Stamped 925.Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.